Chemistry Program

Engage in research.
Create experiments.
Discover solutions.


Chemistry Programs

We make solutions.

Do you speak in elements? Are you curious about how life works and grows and spreads? Are you eager to understand and play with the building blocks of the universe? If so, a Chemistry Degree from UT Permian Basin is for you.
Our curriculum provides broad, comprehensive training in all areas of modern chemistry. You'll become a chemist both in the classroom and in the field.

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Why Chemistry at UTPB?



21% projected growth in the Texas chemical industry

Students in class

Small class sizes

Individual attention, increased participation, and better communication

chemical solutions on computer screen


Students receive scholarships to participate in research

Why should I study chemistry?

Chemistry is fundamental to everything we do, see, and are. Understanding chemistry is critical to our attempts to feed and clothe the world, to tapping new sources of energy, to improving health, and to protecting our environment.

What are my job prospects?

The U.S. chemical industry employs more than a million people. As a chemist you have your choice of professions including:

  • Forensic scientist
  • Research chemist
  • Biochemist/ Pharmaceutical chemist
  • Chemical analyst

What industry-specific skills will I learn?

Use UT Permian Basin’s modern lab facilities to deepen your understanding of chemical concepts. Develop your practical abilities by designing experiments with our equipment.


What if I want to teach?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, many people with a chemistry background become postsecondary teachers or high school teachers.

Learn about the two pathways we offer for you to become certified to teach in Texas.


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